Does it ever feel like you just can’t put on enough lotion during the winter months to keep your skin from being dry? With the
cold temperatures and icy walkways, winter can be tough on your body. And, it can be just as hard on your skin.
Dry, sometimes even itchy and flaky skin [...]
As the population grows older, we see an increase in the rate of Alzheimer’s disease. While genetics is the most influential risk factor, recent research has shown that lifestyle choices–like diet and sleep–contribute to the likelihood of Alzheimer’s.
Demetrius Maraganore, MD, [...]
Ready to hit the roads, trails and sidewalks for a turkey trot this weekend? Before you lace up your running shoes and head out the door, check out these top running tips for all fitness levels from the experts at NorthShore University HealthSystem.
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Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, claiming nearly 29,000 men and women each year. It is surpassed only by lung cancer. Colon cancer also happens to be one of the most preventable cancers. Studies have shown that a colonoscopy can reduce the risk of developing [...]
Injury is not uncommon for those who have strenuous workout routines. In the case of those who have experienced an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, proper treatment and recovery are very important for the health of the knee. Mark Bowen, MD [...]
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to see family and carry out traditions. Why not shake up the food traditions with a healthy, light side dish? Katrina Herrejon, Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator, shares her recipe [...]
Smoking is more than just a bad habit; it’s the leading cause of preventative death worldwide. Each year, close to 400,000 people in the U.S. will die from smoking-related diseases like lung cancer, heart disease and stroke.
As part of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the American [...]
It’s that time of year again, the time of year when moderation at mealtimes goes right out the window. Holiday parties, after-work drinks, celebrations with the entire family, any occasion where food brings friends and family together all make it difficult to spare a thought or two for what and how [...]
With the holidays around the corner, our schedules will fill up fast if they haven’t already. When you are checking your holiday season to-do list, make sure to check your health twice. From shopping to meeting with friends and traveling for the holidays - it is important to stay healthy to keep merry.
Using leftover turkey was never this tasty! The molasses, paprika and cumin offer a smoky flavor, but any spice combination you prefer could make for a delicious alternative.
Lori Wyble, Oncology Dietician [...]